The Hindu Editorial with Vocabulary – Day 194

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1). Stagger (Verb) विचलता

Definition: astonish or deeply shock

Synonyms:astonish, amaze, nonplus, startle, astound, surprise, bewilder, stun, flabbergast, shock, shake

Antonyms: carry on, continue, stay

Usage: I was staggered to find it was six o’clock

 

2). Evident (Adjective) प्रत्यक्ष

Definition:  clearly seen or understood; obvious.

Synonyms:obvious, apparent, noticeable, conspicuous, perceptible, perceivable, visible, observable, discernible, transparent, clear,

Antonyms: concealed, doubtful, uncertain, unclear, vague

Usage: she ate the biscuits with evident enjoyment

 

3). Suburb (Noun) उपनगर

Definition: an outlying district of a city, especially a residential one

Synonyms: outpost, countryside, hinterland, outskirts, conurbation

Antonyms: centre, metropolis

Usage: a highly respectable suburb of Chicago

 

4). Assertion (Noun) अभिकथन

Definition: a confident and forceful statement of fact or belief.

Synonyms:declaration, contention, statement, claim, submission, postulation, averment, opinion, proclamation, announcement, pronouncement, assurance,

Antonyms: desertion, quiet, silence, denial, rejection

Usage: his assertion that his father had deserted the family

 

5). Crisis (Noun) संकट

Definition: a time of intense difficulty or danger

Synonyms: catastrophe, calamity, cataclysm, emergency, disaster;

Usage: the situation has reached crisis pointAntonyms: calm, miracle, benefit, wonder, blessing, breakthrough

 

6). Strive (Verb) प्रयास करना

Definition: make great efforts to achieve or obtain something.

Synonyms: try, attempt, endeavour, aim, aspire, venture, undertake, seek, make an effort

Antonyms: neglect, dissuade, idle, agree, discourage, relax

Usage: national movements were striving for independence

 

7). Emphasize (Verb) महत्त्व देना

Definition:  give special importance or value to (something) in speaking or writing

Synonyms:   highlight, point up, spotlight, foreground, play up, make a point of

Antonyms: understate, play down

Usage: they emphasize the need for daily, one-to-one contact between parent and child

 

8). Distaste (Noun) अरुचि

Definition: mild dislike or aversion

Synonyms: dislike, disfavour, disdain

Antonyms: liking

Usage: Harry nurtured distaste for all things athletic

 

9). Unveil (Verb) – खुलासा करना

Definition: remove a veil or covering from, in particular uncover (a new monument or work of art) as part of a public ceremony.

Synonyms: reveal, present, disclose, divulge, make known, make public, air, communicate, publish, broadcast

 Antonyms: conceal, hide, withhold, cover, secrete

Usage: the Princess unveiled a plaque

 

10). Pragmatic (Adjective) व्यवहारिक

Definition: dealing with things sensibly and realistically in a way that is based on practical rather than theoretical considerations.

Synonyms: businesslike, down-to-earth, realistic, logical, practical, sober

Antonyms: excited, inefficient, unrealistic, impractical, irrational

Usage: a pragmatic approach to politics

 

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